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I Killed Scheherazade: Confessions of an Angry Arab Woman

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In this provocative book Joumana Haddad uses the format of the political pamphlet to describe the liberating impact of literature on her life. She tells of reading the Marquis de Sade at twelve, of her metamorphosis into an award-winning poet, and reflects upon how this has shaped her as an Arab woman, as a writer and as a magazine editor. Joumana challenges prevalent notions of identity and womanhood in the Middle East and speaks of how she came to create the Arab world's first erotic literary magazine, Jasad (Body), that ...

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I Killed Scheherazade: Confessions of an Angry Arab Woman
2011, Chicago Review Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9781569768402

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I Killed Scheherazade: Confessions of an Angry Arab Woman
2010, Saqi Books, London

ISBN-13: 9780863564277

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